Jul
01

Basement and Chimney Demoed

The expansion project at the Theatre is moving along as the rain holds off for the time being and is replaced by 90 degree temps! The subcontractor for ComEd started their work this past week in Palmer Court and hope to ...

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Jun
26

We want your Egyptian Theatre stories!

Did you perform on our stage? Work as an usher or in the concessions stand? Have your first date here or even get engaged here?? We want to hear about it! The Egyptian Theatre first opened its doors on December 10, ...

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Posted in 90th Anniversary
Jun
20

Egyptian Theatre featured in Scotty McCreery’s new music video

DeKALB – While watching country singer Scotty McCreery's music video for his newest song, “In Between," viewers might notice a familiar sight – the Egyptian Theatre. Alex Nerad, executive director of the Egyptian, said the theater can be spotted in the ...

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May
29

Palmer Court Demolition Begins

Demolition of the pavement in Palmer Court began today. Wagner Excavating began removing the brick and concrete in the alley starting early this morning and continued through the afternoon. Their efforts continued despite a few brief rain showers. A lot of ...

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29

Egyptian Theatre receives $200K grant from Illinois Office of Tourism

The Egyptian Theatre in Downtown DeKalb is excited to announce it has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Illinois Office of Tourism. This state grant, which hasn't been awarded since 2015, will help bolster the state's tourism industry which ...

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